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Revealed: The Surprising Reason Why MasterChef Australia is Reviews in India. Pictured: Master Chef Judge Matt Preston

Revealed: the surprising reason why MasterChef Australia is a rating hit in INDIA … where jurors enjoy Hollywood levels of fame

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It is one of Australia's most popular cooking shows.

But MasterChef is also a global phenomenon, with millions of viewers in India tuning in to view the program for a surprising reason.

In addition to the on-screen drama and the impressive cuisine, Indians love the varied selection of amateur chefs.

Revealed: The Surprising Reason Why MasterChef Australia is Reviews in India. Pictured: Master Chef Judge Matt Preston

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Revealed: The Surprising Reason Why MasterChef Australia is Reviews in India. Pictured: Master Chef Judge Matt Preston

MasterChef is one of the highest English-language shows in India and last week's final was one of the most viewed broadcasts in the country.

Fans even complained that they had to wait two days after the final was broadcast in Australia to watch it on Indian television.

As reported by TV tonight, The popularity of MasterChef in India is due to the many countries and cultures represented by the participants.

Last year, for example, Singapore-born Sashi Cheliah won by specializing in his South Asian cuisine.

Popular: MasterChef is one of the best English language programs & # 39; s in India and last week's final was one of the most viewed broadcasts in the country. Pictured: winner Larissa Takchi 2019

Popular: MasterChef is one of the best English language programs & # 39; s in India and last week's final was one of the most viewed broadcasts in the country. Pictured: winner Larissa Takchi 2019

Popular: MasterChef is one of the best English language programs & # 39; s in India and last week's final was one of the most viewed broadcasts in the country. Pictured: winner Larissa Takchi 2019

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Meanwhile, the departure of experienced judges Matt Preston, Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris also made headlines last week in India.

Local radio stations, as well as major magazines, including Vogue India, have reported that the trio has left the show.

Speak to the Sydney Morning Herald in 2013 Matt discussed his experience of traveling to India without realizing that he was a celebrity there.

& # 39; I went to India last year and the boys (Gary and George) went there last year and we both had the same experience & he said.

Diverse: as reported by TV Tonight, the popularity of MasterChef in India is due to the many countries and cultures represented by the participants. Pictured: Judges Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and George Calombaris

Diverse: as reported by TV Tonight, the popularity of MasterChef in India is due to the many countries and cultures represented by the participants. Pictured: Judges Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and George Calombaris

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Diverse: as reported by TV Tonight, the popularity of MasterChef in India is due to the many countries and cultures represented by the participants. Pictured: Judges Gary Mehigan, Matt Preston and George Calombaris

& # 39; We felt like Johnny Depp, it was very bizarre to a level that we didn't see here. & # 39;

Matt claimed that the show is loved by Indians because it focuses on recognizable topics.

& # 39; It's about family, the importance of sitting around a table … and it resonates just as well as it resonates here, & # 39; he added.

& # 39; We felt like Johnny Depp & # 39 ;: in 2013 Matt (right) spoke to his Sydney Morning Herald about his experience traveling to India without realizing he was a celebrity there

& # 39; We felt like Johnny Depp & # 39 ;: in 2013 Matt (right) talked about his experience traveling to India without realizing he was a celebrity

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& # 39; We felt like Johnny Depp & # 39 ;: in 2013 Matt (right) spoke to his Sydney Morning Herald about his experience traveling to India without realizing he was a celebrity there

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